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Fatal Traffic Collision Co. Cork 30/12/2018

Gardaí in Mayfield are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Co. Cork.

Shortly after 7am Gardaí and Emergency Services attended at the scene of a single car crash on the Old Dublin Road (R639) near J18 (Sallybrook /Glanmire) off the M8 motorway. The sole occupant and driver of the car, a man understood to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. It’s understood the car he was driving left the road and struck a fence.

The road is currently closed and traffic diversions are in place. Garda forensic collision investigators are examining the car and the crash site. The deceased, who has yet to be formally identified, was removed to the mortuary at Cork University Hospital and the local Coroner has been notified. 

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station 021-4558510 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.